Deafblind UK

  • Peterborough
Role Description:



Deafblind UK are seeking an enthusiastic, pro-active, committed individual to join our team as a Volunteer Administrator.


The ideal volunteer would have some basic administration/data entry experience and good verbal communication skills.


The purpose of the role is to assist within the team with data entry, posting volunteer role adverts online, potentially calling volunteers or external contacts, filing, photocopying and scanning and carrying out research.

You will need to have a professional and polite telephone manner, have good IT skills and typing skills and be able to navigate your way around the internet.


This is an excellent opportunity for someone to build on their office experience and gain new skills.





What will you get out of it?



It's a direct way to make a difference to a deafblind person’s life
You will be supporting a great cause, while giving something back to your community
You will build a new friendship and have the opportunities to learn new skills
We will offer you full training, support and guidance throughout your volunteering experience with Deafblind UK
Reimbursement of out of pocket expenses such as mileage or public transport costs.




Quality and Skills we are looking for:



We are looking for enthusiastic and reliable Volunteers
Good communication skills, particularly with regard to conversational skills
To be reliable and have a genuine interest to make a difference in lives of deafblind people
Patience and a warm and friendly attitude




What will we ask for in return?



A regular commitment of one weekly visit – usually 1-3 hours
We will need to undertake two references and a DBS check before this role can start
You will need to be over the age of 18 years to apply for this role




Interested?



Please click on the ‘Apply’ button and complete the short application form, alternatively to find out more you can contact our Volunteer Recruiter on 01733 358100.